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  1. In the Classroom - Illinois Central CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Times

    The following local students made the dean's list for the spring semester at Illinois Central College in East Peoria: Kelsi Scott, of Cornell; Jonathan Barth, Keegan Bertsche, Trent Bertsche and Jared Friese, of Flanagan; Laura Gruenwald, of La Salle; Megan Beutke, of Long Point; Lorena Diaz, of Mendota; Hanna Fiorini, Kourtney Gaspardo and Sidney McKay, of Minonk; Travis Steidinger and Lori White, of Pontiac; Austin Dutko and Jesse Leskanich, of Streator; Christopher Kittilson, of Utica; and Jessica Bautista, of Wenona.


  2. Religion briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | The Times

    Donna Jaree Brooks and 3 O'Clock Session will be the opening act for The Kramers during Gospel Night, 5 p.m. Saturday, July 9 on Jackson Street just south of Washington Square in Ottawa. In case of rain, the show will be moved indoors to the 807 Building, 807 La Salle St. Brooks is a professional songwriter, worship leader and psychotherapist.


  3. Alzheimer's Association hosts Learning to Connect seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | The Times

    The Alzheimer's Association Central Illinois Chapter will present Learning to Connect, an educational workshop that offers helpful techniques to assist families in making meaningful connections with their loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's disease. This free program will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at Peru City Hall, 1901 Fourth St. Do you feel unsure or ill at ease spending time with a person with memory loss? By understanding the disease and how it affects the brain, you can more easily make meaningful connections with a person with Alzheimer's disease.


  4. Police 6-19-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Times

    Jeffery Van-Ostram, 52, of La Salle, and Carol S. Ginger, 60, of Alamo, Texas, were in a two-vehicle crash Thursday on Route 251 southbound. Ginger attempted to make a left-hand turn onto North 23rd Road as Van-Ostram, who was driving a motorcycle, attempted to pass her vehicle and struck the left front.


  5. In the Classroom - Bradley UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Times

    The following local students graduated May 14 from Bradley University in Peoria: Sadie Salsman, of Ottawa, and Brianna Lucas, of Streator, Doctor of Physical Therapy; Cordelia Murphy, of Marseilles, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude; Lauren Aubry, of Marseilles, summa cum laude, Annaleah Emm, of Ransom, and Jessica Heinz, of Streator, Bachelor of Science; Robert Young Jr., of Streator, Bachelor of Science in construction; and Andrew Varland, of Marseilles, Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering.


  6. In the Classroom - SalsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Times

    Sadie Salsman of Peoria, formerly of Ottawa, graduated from Bradley University May 14 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Salsman is the daughter of Mary and Guy Chamberlin of Ottawa.


  7. Metal thieves continue to rattle Illinois task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Times

    There was a spike in thefts a few years ago when the price of copper and other recyclable metals rose. Copper wiring and pipes have been ripped from homes, signs and air conditioners have been stolen, and even metal grates over storm drains have been taken.


  8. Alzheimer's Walk kickoff set for June 2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Times

    The club room at the Ottawa Knights of Columbus Hall, 401 W. Main St., Ottawa, will be the site of a kickoff open house for the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer's event. The open house will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, with hors d'oeuvres and punch being served and a cash bar available.


  9. In the Classroom - Bradley UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Times

    The following local students made the dean's list for the spring semester at Bradley University in Peoria: Timothy Acker, Kenneth Armstrong and Andrew Varland, of Marseilles; and Balie Grady and Max Palmer, of Ottawa.


  10. Streator police to start extra patrols at housing sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Times

    On Wednesday, the city approved a two-year intergovernmental agreement with the Housing Authority to pay Streator police officers on extra-duty shifts through the Housing Authority. Streator Police Chief Kurt Pastirik said the city formerly patrolled the properties at additional times, but hasn't done so for about seven years due to lack of funding from the Housing Authority.


  11. Caterpillar closing 5 more plants amid low demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Times

    Caterpillar Inc. says it will close five more factories - including an Oxford, Mississippi, plant - as the Peoria, Illinois-based heavy equipment maker reacts to slowing demand for construction and mining equipment worldwide by cutting capacity. The Oxford plant, with 240 employees stamping metal hose couplings, will continue work into 2017, then shift some production to Caterpillar's plant in Menominee, Michigan, and some work to outside suppliers.


  12. Kinate elected LivCo Republican chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Times

    Local businessman Kelly Kinate, of Fairbury, is the new chairman of the local chapter. He will lead the group along with Mike Stalter, of Pontiac, as the new vice chairman; Dean Lassiter, of Fairbury, as the new treasurer; and Victoria Wiechmann, of Flanagan, continuing as secretary.


  13. Local student participates in Health Career ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Times

    Brittany Carroll, Streator, participated with Illinois Central College's medical assistant program on March 15 at a health career fair at Jump Trading Center in Peoria.


  14. Lawsuit: IVCC owes $150KRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Times

    Illinois Valley Community College took a lot of heat when it was revealed last year it paid its attorney $680,000 to pursue a lawsuit over a dispute on an ethanol plant's property taxes. In February, New Jersey-based Federal Appraisal & Consulting filed a lawsuit in Peoria County Circuit Court that claims the college owes nearly $150,000, including interest, for costs associated with its appraisal of the plant.


  15. 10 Short Years Ago: Seneca's hoops title 'seems like yesterday'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | The Times

    Seneca's 2005-2006 basketball team pose for a team shot with their medals and trophy on the floor of Carver Arena in Peoria. Seneca's 2005-2006 basketball team pose for a team shot with their medals and trophy on the floor of Carver Arena in Peoria.


  16. Peoria Camera Club Annual SeminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | The Times

    March 12, 2016, the Peoria Camera Club will host a full day seminar "Creative Visualization for Photographers" presented by Rick Sammon. Rick will talk about getting motivated, staying inspired, visualizing the end result, seeing the light and creative composition.


  17. St. Jude run kickoff meeting March 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | The Times

    A kickoff meeting for the inaugural Ottawa St. Jude Run satellite run will be staged 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March, March 12, at JJ's Sports Pub and Grill, 104 W. Main St. Members of the public are encouraged by organizers to attend the informational meeting for the run, which will begin Thursday, June 30. St. Jude stationery will be available for those who would like to send out letters to reach their fundraising goal. For further information, contact Sara Kirschbaum, event organizer and Ottawa native, at [email protected] .


  18. Caterpillar closing 5 plants, cutting 670 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | The Times

    Caterpillar says it plans to close five plants, causing a net reduction of about 670 jobs in Illinois and several other states, as part of a broader cost-cutting campaign announced last year. The mining and construction equipment company will cut about 230 jobs for office and production workers at a major manufacturing campus in East Peoria, where Caterpillar says it's consolidating some manufacturing and transferring some work to outside contractors.


  19. OSF dedication planned in StreatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | The Times

    At 12:01 a.m., St. Mary's will close its inpatient services department, which is what by definition makes it a hospital. At 7 a.m., the remainder of St. Mary's will be sold by Springfield-based HSHS, which has owned the Streator hospital for 128 years, to Peoria-based OSF.


  20. Patton selected 10th Judicial Circuit judgeRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Times

    Suzanne L. Patton was voted as an associate judge of the 10th Judicial Circuit by fellow judges, according to a press release issued Tuesday. Patton received her undergraduate degree in 1996 from Illinois State University in Normal, and her juris doctor in 1999 from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.


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